Extended Memory: Crosscountry Canada

"I don’t know who designed the roads in this country, but as a foreigner, I consider them a declaration of war."

The Man of Gold by M.A.R. Barker

A curiously unadventurous adventure... but is it a 'bad' book?

Week of Ones

Four new titles, including Doctor Strange, Rowen's Ruin, Batman & Robin Eternal and Paper Girls.

Review Round-up: Knitters, Pirates, Cops, Princesses and Priests

Eight reviews! Eight! If you were a spider, you could hold one in each of your horrible poisonous legs. Urgh. I hate spiders.

Radio Drama: "Subject 428A" (1964)

Please let Adam be a zombie unicorn please please please please.

Weirdness Rodeo: Harlequin, Netflix and Reboots

Harlequin does wine, Netflix does content, Tiger Beat does modernity and Heroes does... nothing.

Friday Five: 5 Comics About the Magic of Everyday Life

Jared picks five terrific comics that talk about the real world and magic and all of the above/none of the above. From WicDiv to Anya's Ghost, you won't be disappointed.

Stark Reviews: Robin Hood (1973)

He throws an angry tantrum if he cannot have his way He calls for Mom and sucks his thumb and doesn't want to play Too late to be known as John the First, he's sure to be known as John the Worst!

That's One Impressive Pair Of Ironies

Red One! In which the irony escapes us. Or does it?

Review Round-up: The Collegium Chronicles and Unfaithful Wives

A series with a talking horse. And a book with a whole lot of adultery. Neither are that great.

We Need to Talk: stories in aid of The Eve Appeal

19 stories about 'difficult conversations' - in aid of The Eve Appeal. Out now!

The Hunger Games - Greatest Modern Movie Epic?

CONTROVERSY. But seriously, is there a better post-2000 epic than The Hunger Games?

Weirdness Rodeo: Libraries, Twitter & Succeeding on Social

Bursting the Twitter bubble, using social media (in theory & practice), libraries are changing and MEDJED is the shizzle.

How are your books organised? (Part 2)

The lost - and seriously oblique - art of naming your collections.

Friday Five: 5 Things That Will Change Your Mind About Things You Thought You Knew

"There is an African saying that a child who doesn't travel thinks his mother is the best cook."